44K Bataan residents get 1st Covid-19 jab, 15K receive 2nd shot
A total of 44,493 residents of Bataan province have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine while 14,941 have received their second and final jab, according to the Provincial Health Office.
In a statement, PHO chief Dr. Rosanna Buccahan said vaccination for the first dose was ongoing for the first three priority groups: A1 or medical frontliners, A2 or senior citizens and A3 or persons with comorbidities, while the administration of the second dose is targeted at A1 and A2.
Essential workers under the A4 category are to be prioritized next.
Bataan Governor Albert Garcia announced that Bagac has opened its inoculation center, the 16th in the province.
Other vaccination sites are in Balanga City and the towns of Orion, Limay, Dinalupihan, Mariveles, Pilar, Orani, Samal, Hermosa, Abucay, and Morong.
“Inaasahan nating madaragdagan pa ang mga satellite vaccination centers sa mga susunod na araw upang mas mabilis nating mabakunahan ang mga priority groups A1, A2, A3, at ang susunod na mga essential workers,” he said.
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